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Girl Scouts usher in exciting cookie season

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Last year, when Elizabeth Murray’s stepdaughter was selling Girl Scout cookies, a relative in Oregon wanted to buy some morsels.

County OKs backyard chickens for large lots

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The chickens have finally come home to roost in Berkeley County.

BCSO reserve deputy arrested on domestic violence charge

Monday, January 26, 2015 5:01 p.m.

A Berkeley County reserve sheriff’s deputy was arrested Sunday on a charge of criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature, as …

BCSO reserve deputy arrested on domestic violence charge

Monday, January 26, 2015 5:05 p.m.

A Berkeley County reserve sheriff’s deputy was arrested Sunday on a charge of criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature, as …

Have you Met: Ashley Ridge guard Shamaria Myers

Monday, January 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Chances are over the next few years the way the season goes for Shamaria Myers will largely dictate the way the season goes for the Lady Swamp Foxes. …

An ocean of possibility: Mount Pleasant native takes family on two-year sailing trip UPDATED

Monday, January 26, 2015 12:25 p.m.

Between demanding careers and long commutes, Philip and Aimee Nance felt like they were missing something. Barely able to spend time together with …

Matt Moore Announces Campaign for SCGOP Chairman; Garners Huge Statewide Support

Monday, January 26, 2015 9:37 a.m.

Matt Moore announced his campaign for re-election as Chairman of the South Carolina Republican Party. Moore is currently the youngest State Party Chairman in either of America’s two major political parties. He made the announcement at the quarterly meeting of the SCGOP’s State Executive Committee in Columbia.

East Cooper recruiting update UPDATED

Monday, January 26, 2015 3:45 p.m.

The East Cooper recruiting trail is heating up in the final week until National Signing Day.

Aging in Place Coalition joins national council

Monday, January 26, 2015 7:00 a.m.

To better serve the community and help individuals find the resources to age in place, the South Carolina Aging in Place Coalition has become a …

Exchange Club recognizes outstanding HHS students

Monday, January 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

During the 2014 fall semester, Hanahan High School teachers selected four outstanding students in the Senior Class to be recognized by the Hanahan …

Behind the Apple -- Drew Christopher

Monday, January 26, 2015 12:33 p.m.

When she was younger, Drew Christopher was really involved in the national Future Farmers of America (FFA) organization.

Hawks place second in region UPDATED

Monday, January 26, 2015 12:00 p.m.

The Hanahan wrestling team placed second in the Region 8-AAA tournament on Saturday at Stall High School.

Community Happenings

Monday, January 26, 2015 3:54 p.m.

The Charleston Artist Guild will hold its 61st Members’ Exhibition at the Charleston Visitor Center at 375 Meeting St., Charleston, from Feb. 2-7. The awards reception held on the last day of the exhibit is open to the public on Feb. 7 from 6-8 p.m. The artwork on display, as well as prints, will be for sale during the exhibit. Explore the …

Wando reclaiming respect with region routs UPDATED

Monday, January 26, 2015 4:20 p.m.

Wando basketball doesn’t want to make excuses. It just wants to once again prove itself.

Summerville at Ashley Ridge basketball

Monday, January 26, 2015 12:27 p.m.

Pictures from the Jan. 23 games between the Swamp Foxes and the Green Wave.

Dance invitational features local talent

Monday, January 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Summerville Civic Ballet will present the First Annual Lowcountry Dance Invitational on Saturday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. at the West Ashley High School Auditorium (4060 West Wildcat Boulevard, Charleston). The Lowcountry Dance Invitational (LDI) strives to showcase a select number of dance studios from the tri-county area through an annual invitational …

Veteran workshop date change announced

Monday, January 26, 2015 10:39 a.m.

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott’s (R-SC) office announced a change in date and location for the Charleston veterans job workshop, one of a series of workshops being held around South Carolina over January and February.

March of Dimes to host March for Babies kick off Jan. 29

Monday, January 26, 2015 12:58 p.m.

The March of Dimes will kick off their 2015 March for Babies fundraising campaign in Charleston on Thursday, Jan. 29 at noon, at Elk’s Lodge #242, 1113 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., Charleston, SC 29407.

Cold shelter to open tomorrow evening in Mount Pleasant

Monday, January 26, 2015 9:45 a.m.

Due to the cold weather forecast the Hibben UMC Emergency Cold Shelter (HECS) at 690 Coleman Blvd, Mt. Pleasant will be open Tuesday, Jan. 27. If the cold temperatures persist, it will also be open Wednesday, January 28. Warmer temperatures are predicted beginning Thursday.

Daniel Island Academy maintains accreditation

Monday, January 26, 2015 4:01 p.m.

Daniel Island Academy received notice from NAEYC, the National Association for the Education of Young Children, that it had maintained its accreditation. Each year, Daniel Island Academy staff and teachers follow a self-validation of their accreditation in all classrooms, measuring the program and its services against the 10 NAEYC Early Childhood …

Nimley tops 30 again as Bucs roll UPDATED

Monday, January 26, 2015 8:19 a.m.

Charleston Southern guard Saah Nimley continued his run of reaching the 30-point mark for the Buccaneers.

Loving science

Monday, January 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The First Lego League (FLL) from Bethany United Methodist Church recently shared its 2014 WORLD CLASS project presentation on Jan. 16 at the College …

Gov. Haley celebrates “South Carolina School Choice Week” – 149 events planned across Palmetto State

Monday, January 26, 2015 9:44 a.m.

Governor Nikki Haley has issued a proclamation officially recognizing Jan. 25-31, 2015 as South Carolina School Choice Week

Palmetto Christian names new head football coach UPDATED

Monday, January 26, 2015 10:16 a.m.

Matt Manning has been named head football coach of Palmetto Christian Academy, the school announced this week.

St. Stephen man killed in house fire UPDATED

Monday, January 26, 2015 12:43 p.m.

A St. Stephen man who died in a house fire early Monday, Jan. 26, has been identifed.

Naval Health Clinic ‘adopts’ MNE

Monday, January 26, 2015 12:05 p.m.

Naval Health Clinic Charleston Commanding Officer Capt. Marvin Jones recently presented Marrington Elementary School Principal Barbara Webber an …

THS announces Accelerated Readers

Monday, January 26, 2015 12:13 p.m.

The Timberland High School Media Center hosted a celebration for its Top 25 AR Readers for the Second Nine Weeks on Jan. 22 in the Media Center.

Nexton Office Building awarded LEED Gold certification

Monday, January 26, 2015 12:12 p.m.

The Nexton Office Building, located near 17A and I-26, has been awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.

Girl Scouts excited about 2015 cookie season

Monday, January 26, 2015 12:03 p.m.

Last year, when Elizabeth Murray’s stepdaughter was selling Girl Scout cookies, a relative in Oregon wanted to buy some morsels.

BE wins two straight; Lady Bishops extend streak

Monday, January 26, 2015 10:50 p.m.

Bishop England boys basketball picked up back-to-back Region 6-AA wins over Academic Magnet and North Charleston last week.

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